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Wyplay and Sceenic 

deliver co-watching solutions for TV operators

Wyplay and Sceenic have partnered to bring co-watching solutions to TV operators. By integrating and adapting Scenic’s Watch Together technology in its solutions for TV operators, Wyplay aims to offer a fresh experience, increase subscriber stickiness and reduce churn. The solution is available on mobiles and STBs, whatever the operating system; AndroidTV, RDK, or Linux. “We are […]  More

­­­­­­Lessons to learn: Arkona Technologies talks IP, the cloud and the importance of adopting open standards

By Rainer Sturm, chief executive, Arkona Technologies Reflecting on the technological strides that have defined broadcast productions during the pandemic, it is abundantly clear that IP and cloud stand at the forefront. As technologies, they enabled a variety of remote workflows when close quarters cooperation was no longer an option. However, in the early days […]  More

Taking out the guesswork: Synamedia on how streaming piracy is putting sports to the test

By Simon Brydon, senior director, security business development – sports, Synamedia It’s the season to dust off the boxes, roll up your sleeves, and get down to the serious sport of board-games. A personal favourite is the quiz Linkee; you win by working out what the answers to the questions have in common. For example, […]  More

Being bold: Mobile Viewpoint on growing content production opportunities through remote production over public internet

By Michel Bais, managing director, Mobile Viewpoint Building a business case to monetise live events needs to balance the many cost factors involved in producing the content against the ways of monetising the value of the video content itself. The cost of a commercial for the Superbowl (which most recently exceeded $5.5 million) is always […]  More

Rethink and reconfigure: Telstra on why flexibility is the key to a successful future

By Anna Lockwood, head of international at Telstra Broadcast Services Working in live sports broadcasting over the last two years has been a rollercoaster, but it has been a privilege to be able to continue to bring sports to audiences around the world. As a service provider enabling the broadcast of global sporting events, Telstra […]  More

Sports Graphics Spotlight 2022: Registration opens for 23 February online event

Registration is now open for SVG Europe’s Sports Graphics Spotlight 2022, taking place online on Wednesday 23 February. Sports graphics continue to evolve in both complexity and realism, aiding storytelling and presentation and making data and statistics more inclusive and engaging for sports fans. Bringing together the best creative and technical minds in the industry, […]  More

Timeline appoints Aoife Murphy as new head of operations for expanding outside broadcast division

Timeline Television has appointed Aoife Murphy, former senior broadcast and media operations manager at the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), as its new outside broadcast head of operations. Murphy joins the company at a time of rapid expansion for Timeline’s outside broadcast division following the addition of new contracts including the FA Cup, West […]  More

ISE announces three month postponement to 10 to 13 May 2022

After consultation with exhibitors and the AV community, and in the light of the increasing impact of the Omicron variant in Spain, Integrated Systems Events (ISE) has postponed ISE 2022, originally scheduled for 1 to 4 February. The exhibition will now take place 10 to 13 May 2022 at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía. […]  More

EMG Group promotes Bruno Gallais to MD of EMG France to oversee restructure

EMG Group has announced the promotion of Bruno Gallais to managing director of EMG France to oversee the restructure of the business. Following the recent sale of EMG France’s outside broadcast operation, Gallais, who was previously commercial director, has been briefed to reorganise EMG France’s operations around its RF business. He will focus on building […]  More

TIM delivers enhanced quality of experience with Broadpeak’s multicast ABR solution

Italian telco operator TIM is optimising its live sports OTT delivery with a multicast ABR (mABR) solution from Broadpeak. “Thanks to Broadpeak’s mABR solution, which optimises network performance for streaming services, we provide the best technology for assuring an excellent customer quality of experience,” said Crescenzo Micheli, head of technology and innovation at TIM. “As […]  More